Singing Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Singing

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Singing is a form of admitting that I'm alive.
~By Alfredo Kraus ~


My father, a mining engineer and colliery manager, gave his brood many advantages not least of which, for me, was his love of singing which gave music a central place in our lives.
~By James W. Black ~


I will be singing primarily all the songs from the musicals that I have been in from over the years.
~By Elaine Paige ~


I really love singing.
~By Andrea Corr ~


Justin Timberlake is terrific in this film. I told him it's time to stop singing.
~By Bruce Willis ~


When I became 16 I started thinking seriously about singing.
~By Tommy Shaw ~


I wrote that song for my wife, and it's what some guy who's sitting under a tree would be singing to the woman of his life, telling her how wonderful she is. To me, that's more lasting than something that sounds like it belongs on a movie soundtrack.
~By John Fogerty ~


Now my music is kind of pop-rock, right? If I'm 25 and singing still, I don't want to be singing music like that.
~By Hilary Duff ~


There will always be some kid who's the new Kurt Cobain writing great lyrics and singing from his soul. The problem is they're not marketing that anymore or putting it out there.
~By Rosanna Arquette ~


I also wanted to make a record that was about other things than romance, yeah, after two years on the road singing all the songs from the first album, I got kind of tired of that.
~By Duncan Sheik ~


I didn't understand that I could sing until I was like 11 or 12. My mom heard me singing around the house and she said, What are you doing? You really can sing! So then I started going to school and singing to the girls.
~By Chris Brown ~


Now I'm fortunate to have a good band in CA, and play many solo gigs as well. My point is that I stopped playing in bands and played solo for four years, to get back into the groove and pulse of writing and singing and who I am on stage.
~By Arthur Godfrey ~


I don't want to wreck my voice. I love to concentrate on playing the bass and keeping it very rock-solid. If I were singing, I would have blown out my voice.
~By Tina Weymouth ~


We didn't have movies in this little mining town. When I was 12 my mom took me to New York and I saw Bye Bye Birdie, with people singing and dancing, and that was it.
~By Margot Kidder ~


Time is important to me because I want to sing long enough to leave a message. I'm used to singing in churches where nobody would dare stop me until the Lord arrives!
~By Mahalia Jackson ~


Singing instrumental music is most important because, while you play an instrument, you are singing through the instrument... actually, you are singing inside.
~By Ali Akbar Khan ~


You're going to be entertained. But when you finish hearing me singing, you're going to want to keep going, and you're going to keep believing and that's the kind of artist I am.
~By Jacob Lusk ~


This is something I love to do. I've never had any other job. I love singing and entertaining.
~By Stephanie Mills ~


Writing and singing does give me some kind of release from the demons of my past, it is a therapy of sorts, but to be honest, my marriage played a more important role in the acceptance of myself than performance has ever done.
~By Michelle Shocked ~


Even if I don't have the money to take vocal lessons, I'll practice in the house by myself singing out loud.
~By Christina Milian ~


How nice the human voice is when it isn't singing.
~By Rudolf Bing ~


My book 'Trust Your Heart', which is the story of my life, will be followed by 'Singing Lessons', a memoir of love, loss, hope, and healing, which talks about the death of my son and the hope that has been the aftermath of the healing from that tragedy.
~By Judy Collins ~


An album is such a personal thing. It's something I always wanted to do. It's me doing me, singing as me.
~By Danny Aiello ~


I was always singing and dancing for my mother when I wasn't glued to the television watching I Love Lucy or the Carol Burnett Show.
~By Debra Messing ~


You can alter movie singing so much because you go into the recording studio and, just technology for recording has gotten so good, you can hold out a note and they can combine a note from take 2 and a note from take 8.
~By Anne Hathaway ~


Basically, I started singing when I started talking. Music has just been my saving grace my whole life.
~By Mariah Carey ~


Shortly after this I was made a member of the boys' choir, it being found that I possessed a clear, strong soprano voice. I enjoyed the singing very much.
~By James Weldon Johnson ~


Singing songs like 'The Man I Love' or 'Porgy' is no more work than sitting down and eating Chinese roast duck, and I love roast duck.
~By Billie Holiday ~


Gardens are not made by singing 'Oh, how beautiful,' and sitting in the shade.
~By Rudyard Kipling ~


The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it. You and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough.
~By George Edward Moore ~


Another thing I like to do is sit back and take in nature. To look at the birds, listen to their singing, go hiking, camping and jogging and running, walking along the beach, playing games and sometimes being alone with the great outdoors. It's very special to me.
~By Larry Wilcox ~


I grew up thinking that singing was my security.
~By Nana Mouskouri ~


Singing was the big focus and outlet for me.
~By Debra Wilson ~


I'm not comfortable singing in front of people yet. That's going to take another 100 performances.
~By David Friedman ~


Mostly singing was cathartic, writing was cathartic, therapeutic. I don't think I had a goal, particularly, to sing or put it out there for anybody.
~By Lisa Marie Presley ~


There was one emotional outlet my people always had when they had the blues. That was singing.
~By Ethel Waters ~


Singing in Gaelic is very, very natural to do. I think lends itself very much so to being sung.
~By Enya ~


When you find yourself on stage singing and you are embarrassed about what you are singing in front of your peers, then you have to think about your priorities.
~By Alison Moyet ~


I started singing at the Met when I was seven, and the competition was so fierce that it really prepared me.
~By Emily Rossum ~


That was my way, and I also use the music after five years, I started hearing opera, opera, it was very good instrument to keep the spirit very strong because you feel like you are yourself singing opera, and I used to hear a lot of opera, they send me tapes.
~By Mordechai Vanunu ~


I saw The Sound of Music when I was 10 and thought that it was the most beautiful singing I had ever heard.
~By Lesley Garrett ~


I remember when the candle shop burned down. Everyone stood around singing 'Happy Birthday.'
~By Steven Wright ~


The singing was something I got from my father.
~By Woody Herman ~


I get even more nervous singing when everyone's fallen silent, but I really try to communicate the meaning of the lyrics, and there's people there listening to that, and if they're moved by it, then I'm moved as well.
~By Namie Amuro ~


In the last century, everybody was singing lower.
~By Placido Domingo ~


That was the big thing when I was growing up, singing on the radio. The extent of my dream was to sing on the radio station in Memphis. Even when I got out of the Air Force in 1954, I came right back to Memphis and started knocking on doors at the radio station.
~By Johnny Cash ~


I would much rather be a better mother or better human being than I would be a singer. Fortunately for me singing makes me a living.
~By Tanya Tucker ~


When I'm up on stage, I don't think about anything except the song I'm singing. Anyway, the majority of my audience is female, and I can't think that many of them want to see me a French maid outfit somehow!
~By Louise Nurding ~


If you are speaking about my own songs, I would think so because we were talking about that particular era and I was singing one of my songs that I recorded 50 years ago.
~By Ruth Brown ~


I appreciate what others have done in the past especially for my genre, and my style of singing. And they sure put a footprint - you know, they got the foot in the door, but I'm going to put my foot straight through the door.
~By James Durbin ~


I was always singing the way I felt, and maybe I didn't exactly know it, but I just didn't like the way things were down there-in Mississippi.
~By Muddy Waters ~


As the audiences got larger, the participation got larger. And I found myself in Dallas, and 20,000 people were singing 'Madonna Whore' back at me. I thought... this is really a great thing. They wanted to hear it really badly, and here they are.
~By Cyndi Lauper ~


I'd rather be dead than singing "Satisfaction" when I'm forty-five.
~By Mick Jagger ~


I just would like to keep singing. As soon as I'm not singing well, I hope that I know it, so that I can get off the stage and leave what I have done. I hope I'll know, and if I don't, I hope somebody tells me.
~By Rosemary Clooney ~


My singing wasn't horrible, but my dancing really made it look silly. It's not like I'm a horrible singer that can't sing. But I don't have the consistency or the presentation skills that a good performer has.
~By William Hung ~


I don't really remember my folks singing to us, but they read to us.
~By Mary Chapin Carpenter ~


Singing is an arduous business and it needs sacrifices.
~By Lesley Garrett ~


Conducting has more to do with singing and breathing than with piano-playing.
~By Colin R. Davis ~


If I did any movies I'd have to take a break from singing, because I'd want it to be really good.
~By Justin Timberlake ~


The Siren waits thee, singing song for song.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


The type of music that I love to sing would have to be more bluesy and jazzy and more soul-like 'cause I love to belt when it comes to singing, so I guess bigger songs are what I lean more towards.
~By Thia Megia ~


I wondered how people would take me being a country music singer. I thought about deviating from that and singing other things. But... it doesn't really make sense for me to try to be something that I'm not.
~By Carrie Underwood ~


Nothing I have done professionally will top the feeling I got when singing with John Farnham at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney.
~By Olivia Newton-John ~


It's nice to finally have a CD out which reflects my songwriting, my singing and the band that I have.
~By Mick Taylor ~


I really liked the Mariachi singing in Westerns.
~By Harry Dean Stanton ~


For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation. It gets the hurt out in the open into the light, out of the darkness.
~By Reba McEntire ~


I find singing some of Foreigner's older songs are a little reckless and not exactly who I am now.
~By Lou Gramm ~


Singing has always seemed to me the most perfect means of expression. It is so spontaneous. And after singing, I think the violin. Since I cannot sing, I paint.
~By Georgia O'Keeffe ~


You're gonna have to learn to get out there in front of those cameras and hold your head up. Take charge when you're singing.
~By Patsy Cline ~


My favorite type of music to sing to would be rock and roll, Tenacious D, Led Zeppelin, some Queen - I love all of them. I love singing to them because they're all just great voices. I love listening to very obscure jazz.
~By Casey Abrams ~


The trumpet was not a lyrical singing instrument.
~By Herb Alpert ~


It was my Mum who got me into singing properly - she knew I had to do something with my voice because she knew I was talented. She was the one who pushed me into joining a choir all those years ago, when I was about 12. I remember she told me to start with the choir and just see where it took me.
~By Susan Boyle ~


In so many interviews, they bring up the sexual aspect of the record. I've had some journalists say it sounds like I'm lying down in bed singing with a microphone. It gets so old!
~By Lucinda Williams ~


It happens to the best of them. You lay off singing and your throat gets out of practice. No excuses. I blew it.
~By Bobby Darin ~


When I owned the theater, I had the Glen Miller Orchestra. I had 20 girls singing and dancing. I had a cast of characters. It was a big group production, as well as ushers, ticket takers.
~By Bobby Vinton ~


Singing as a full-time job was not something I had given a lot of thought to and I had no clear notion of the money to be made in it.
~By Charley Pride ~


I listened to Kelley's record with pleasure. Great to hear real music with respect for the righteous roots. Her singing is outstanding - no frills, down to the bone and intense.
~By Jerry Wexler ~


I was born in Alabama and my first live music experiences were in church. Every Sunday we watched regional gospel groups on television singing their hearts out.
~By Tommy Shaw ~


It was he who impressed, time and again, the necessity of singing as nature intended, and - I remember - he constantly warned, don't let the public know that you work. So I went slowly. I never forced the voice.
~By Enrico Caruso ~


I started in 1946 in radio. I was ten years old. I was discovered singing in a school play. Someone was in the audience and it's six degrees of separation.
~By Hector Elizondo ~


You don't have to be singing about love all the time in order to give love to the people. You don't have to keep flashing those words all the time.
~By Jimi Hendrix ~


Singing connected with movements and action is a much more ancient, and, at the same time, more complex phenomenon than is a simple song.
~By Zoltan Kodaly ~


I'm very conscious of developing my singing, technically and stylistically. I want it to become more individual, express more of me. That's my goal. These songs are steps along that way.
~By Madeleine Peyroux ~


I was a little bit wary of playing Nicholas. In the script, which I think is true of the novel and the film, he's the only character not singing and dancing in a musical style. Playing someone who is the personification of good is a little difficult.
~By Charlie Hunnam ~


I'll only stop singing when I'm in my grave.
~By Compay Segundo ~


Boy bands should be exploded from a great height. They're just pretty people singing music written by others.
~By Eddie Izzard ~


I hope that what it comes down to at the end of the day is that people believe that I believe what I'm singing. It comes down to being believable. You don't have to be likeable; generally, though, I think I am.
~By John Mayer ~


My parents discussed singing every night over the dinner table; I had a tremendous music education.
~By Renee Fleming ~


I had four or five years in school training as a soprano. I fell into pop singing because of economics. I got out of high school and had to go work, and they weren't hiring opera singers.
~By Jo Stafford ~


Ever since I was a little kid, whenever my parents would have company over, I would put on shows, whether they would be magic shows, singing shows, dancing shows, little skits.
~By Ellen Muth ~


They were singing, Gillette, the best a man can get, with a lot of guys hugging their fathers and sailing and riding bikes. I suddenly felt a long way from the best a man could get and I thought it would be nice to get from there to the best.
~By Craig Ferguson ~


I find singing as somebody else very liberating, it just frees me up.
~By Jane Horrocks ~


You sang in church, you know, and you didn't act at all. You tried not to act, you tried to tell the truth. The idea of being a troubadour on the road singing for your supper was very disturbing to him.
~By James Earl Jones ~


And I told her point blank, you've got everything to live for. You've got such talent. You're back singing great, lose the weight. And she went and did it, and look at her now!
~By David Gest ~


I've been doing a lot of studying singing, and I'm thinking of recording an album containing all my old war horses and putting out a songbook at the same time.
~By David Friedman ~


The most enjoyable part of my career is singing live.
~By Luis Miguel ~


Listen to the lyrics - we're singing about everyday life: rich people trying to keep money, poor people tying to get it, and everyone having trouble with their husband or wife!
~By Buddy Guy ~


Singing becomes a form of therapy.
~By Placido Domingo ~


We should face reality and our past mistakes in an honest, adult way. Boasting of glory does not make glory, and singing in the dark does not dispel fear.
~By King Hussein ~


The worst feature of a new baby is its mother's singing.
~By Kin Hubbard ~

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